Originally Garth said he would be down to play at the ceremony because it’s one way he can serve the country. However, his name is obviously missing from the list of performers. But, he is not boycotting the event or taking a stand, he simply has a full schedule.
Sounds Like Nashville shares that Garth had to add additional dates to his world tour. One show wasn’t enough for Cincinnati, so three more were added. Garth Brooks is a magical human, but even he can’t be two places at once.
And there you have it.